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Feb 27, 2015



February Quarterly Meeting


Data analytics is becoming an essential tool of modern warfare, enabling military and intelligence organizations to rapidly filter through mass quantities of data and discover mission-critical information. Join us on Thursday, March 26 from 8-10 a.m. at The Westin Crystal City to discuss how the DoD can make the most of its data, despite stringent security requirements and ever-present threats.


Featured speaker:
Lt. Gen. Bill Bender
Chief, Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer
Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon




This complimentary breakfast meeting is open to government attendees. RSVP to Liz Powell at or (703) 883-9000 ext. 159.













Stealing from Uncle Sam: A Forum on Fraud

"Stealing from Uncle Sam" took place on November 19, 2014, and examined who is "Stealing from Uncle Sam" and how Federal agencies can use big data analytics to stop the fraudsters.


Thank you for attending. View photos from the event. For more information, contact Liz Powell at (703) 883-9000 ext. 159.






Five Ways Big Data Can Fight Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

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In this blog, Joyce Hunter, deputy CIO for policy and planning, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), discusses the importance of real-time access to information before, during, and after a disaster.




The Big Data Cure

MeriTalk's study, "The Big Data Cure," examines the current and future landscape of Federal healthcare and healthcare research in relation to Big Data. Is Big Data the cure? Download the report to learn more.



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On the FronLines

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